MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING HAS BEEN SIGNED WITH JAPAN  FOR COOPERATION ON ENVIRONMENT

Prime Minister of Mongolia H.E. Mr. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh had an official working visit to Japan, which took place between December 12 – 15, 2018 and Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Mr. Batbayar. Ts is included in the delegation team.

On December 13th, both the Prime Minister of Mongolia H.E. Mr. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh and the Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe have participated in the Signing Ceremony of the “Memorandum of Cooperation Between the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and Ministry of Japan on Environmental Cooperation”. Prior to the Ceremony, the Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe expressed that he is happy for the two countries’ environmental cooperation is being broadened. Deputy Minister Mr. Batbayar. Ts and the State Minister Mr. Minoru Kiuchi have signed in the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministries.

The main aim of this MoU is to develop, support, and strengthen the two countrie’s cooperation on environmental protection and improvements.

Within the frame of the MoU, several key areas of environmental protection and air pollution control activities will be implemented such as decelerating of and adapting to climate change, management of special protected areas, tourism and environment, yellow dust and sandstorm.

During this working visit, a Japan-Mongolia Summit Meeting held between the Deputy Minister Mr. Batbayar. Ts and the State Minister Mr. Minoru Kiuchi. Deputy Minister Mr. Batbayar Ts, expressed that he is pleased for the two parties’ cooperation and exchanged opinions on the consultative meeting for the environmental sector of the two countries to be held in Ulaanbaatar this month. The Consultative meetings have been consistently organized in the past 12 years between the two countries on environmental cooperation and its related fundamental issues.

 

Source: www.mne.mn